Van Buren County MI Information


Van Buren County Subdivisions

Van Buren County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 76,052
Population in Households 75,175
Population in Familes 61,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 877
Population Density2 125
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $49,799
Average Household Income $64,330
Per Capita Income $24,730


Total Housing Units 37,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,416 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,441 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,461 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $147,802
Average Home Value $191,658


Total Households 28,857
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 20,073
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.03% 0.15%
Households -0.03% 0.15%
Families -0.22% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   4.06%


Van Buren County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Buren County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 70th
Population Density # 28 67th
Diversity Index # 12 87th
Median Household Income # 29 66th
Per Capita Income # 46 46th

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